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World of crystals: natural wonders in the mineral museum near Rottweil

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Location: diets
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The World of Crystals mineral and fossil museum in Dietingen near Rottweil offers visitors a unique opportunity to discover natural wonders, immerse themselves in the past and experience contemporary history up close. In the impressive exhibition you can see the world's largest amethyst druse, petrified forests, fossilized dinosaur skeletons and giant crystals from all over the world.

Documentary film: Insights into the discovery areas and processing of minerals

A 20-minute documentary, filmed by Alexander Müller himself, offers visitors an insight into the discovery areas of southern Brazil, the life of the local people, the mines and the quarrying and processing of the minerals and crystals.

Museum Shop: Purchase fascinating crystalline natural wonders

In the museum shop you can purchase impressive crystalline natural wonders from all over the world. The shop offers a large selection of minerals, fossils, stone jewellery, high-quality gifts and exclusive home interiors such as tables made of petrified wood or lamps and tables made of amethyst druses and rock crystal.

Arriving by car

By car: The museum is about 6 km from Rottweil. If you are coming from the A81 motorway, take exit 34-Rottweil and drive onto the B462 in the direction of Rottweil. After 1,7 km turn onto the B27 towards Tübingen. Follow the B27 for about 3,5 km and then turn right onto Balinger Straße, after about 350 m turn right in the direction of Dietingen. Drive another 2,5 km and you will reach the museum at the entrance to Dietingen.

Image courtesy of Nicolai Schneider


World of crystals: natural wonders in the mineral museum near Rottweil

World of Crystals Museum and Shop
Frontstrasse 9

78661 Dietingen / Rottweil

Opening hours

weekdayOpening hours
Thursday14: 00–18: 00 pm
Friday14: 00–18: 00 pm
Saturday11: 00–17: 00 pm
Sunday11: 00–17: 00 pm
Opening hours source: Google Places